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Height: 5'7"
Weight: 138
Year: Senior
City/State: Linden, CA
High School: Linden HS
Major: History
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
All-CCAA (400 hurdles/4x400 relay) ... CCAA Runner of the Week (2/26) ... Finished third overall in the 400 hurdles (53.36) at the CCAA Championships (5/5) ... Was a member of the Triton 4x400 relay that placed third with a time of 3:15.18 at the CCAA Championships (5/4) ... Part of the 4x400 relay team that set a new program record with a time of 3:12.75 at the Oxy Invite (5/12).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
All-CCAA (400) ... Earned All-CCAA after finishing second overall in the 400 with a time of 49.02 (5/5) ... Placed sixth in the 400 hurdles (56.62) at the CCAA Championships (5/5) ... Was part of the Triton 4x400 relay team that finished fifth (3:17.51) at the CCAA Championships (5/5) ... Placed sixth in the long jump at the CCAA Championships (5/5) with a leap of 22-feet, 5.75-inches.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
USTFCCCA All-West Region (400 hurdles) ... Placed fourth in the 400 (49.34 ), fourth in the 400 hurdles (54.88) and was part of the Tritons' second-place 4x400 relay team (3:16.54) at the CCAA Championshps. 

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Linden High School ... Participated in track and field for the Lions in the Mother Lode League ... Also competed in soccer, basketball, cross country and show jumping.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 1 in Lodi ... History major and political science (pre-law) minor at Muir College ... Would like to attend law school and become a business attorney after completing his undergraduate degree at UC San Diego ... Most memorable moment in track and field is breaking the UC San Diego 4 x 400 relay record ... Top UC San Diego moments are living with his best friends and teammates ... Hobbies include soccer and horse riding ... Roots for the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants and FC Barcelona ... Favorite athlete is decathlon great Ashton Eaton ... Lists Nacho Libre as his favorite movie ... Listens to J. Cole, Borns, and Chance the Rapper ... Loves tacos ... Is a dual citizen in the U.S. and Switzerland ... Uses Instagram.

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